The Oldest Bar In Kentucky Has A Fascinating History

Starting in elementary school, we are forced to learn about Kentucky’s history—and chances are, you didn’t find it that interesting back then. As adults, we gain a new appreciation for our state’s past and the people and places that formed the Kentucky we know today. One place to gain a better understanding of Kentucky’s history is the town of Bardstown and specifically the Old Talbott Tavern. Widely considered the oldest bar in the state, Talbott Tavern has a fascinating history and it still stands today, taking you back through the history of Kentucky.

The Old Talbott Tavern is a fascinating piece of Kentucky history that can hopefully continue standing for generations to come. Have you had a sip of bourbon at the oldest bar in Kentucky? Share your experience with us in the comments!

The Old Talbott Tavern is located at 107 West Stephen Foster, Bardstown, KY 40004. For more information, visit their website here and follow along with them on Facebook here.

And for another historic building in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.